The Apollo Legacy

The Apollo program paved the way for space travel and exploration as we know it, but the legacy that the Apollo program left behind is somehow greater than getting men to the moon. Apollo 1 – 10 Apollo 1 – Planned for 21st Febraury 1967, Apollo 1 never launched. On 27th January 1967, a fire […]

Apollo 11: the men and the moon

“It’s one small step for man. One giant leap for mankind.” These words still give people goosebumps when they hear them, such is the impact that Neil Armstrong stepping out onto the surface of the moon had on the hearts and minds of millions. The first moon landing, after so many firsts, was something different […]

The Space Race

The space race started in the late 1950s. The Soviet UnionĀ and the USA were locked into the Cold War and getting man into space and onto the moon first was what the space race was all about. Of course it was a little more complicated than simply wanting to be first. The two powers wanted […]